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Aletta Norval is a South African born political theorist. A prominent member of the Essex School of discourse analysisshe is mainly known for her deconstructionist analysis of Apartheid discourse, for her methodological contributions to discourse analysis and for her work on decentred, democratic alegta poststructuralist political theory.
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Her other nogval interests include feminist theory, South-African politics, ethnicity and the politics norfal race. More recently, she has worked on biometrics, focussing on issues of citizen consent to identity management techniques.
Norval studied political science at the University of Johannesburg South Africa and discourse analysis at Essex University. Following the completion of her doctoral studies, Norval started an academic career at the Department of Government at Essex University, where she is currently a Professor.
Norval has authored and co-edited many books and has published numerous articles in journals such as: A prominent member of the Essex School of discourse analysis, she is mainly known for her deconstructionist analysis of Apartheid discourse, for her methodological contributions to discourse analysis and for her work on decentred, democratic and poststructuralist political theory.
Aletta is a Dutch feminine given name, related to Alida, Adelheid and Adelaide. Alette is a variant form that is also used in Norway.
People with the name include: The Essex School constitutes a variety of discourse analysis, one that combines theoretical sophistication — mainly due to its reliance on the post-structuralist and psychoanalytic traditions and, in particular, on the work of Lacan, Foucault, Barthes, Derrida, etc.
Her highest cited publication is Hegemony and socialist strategy: Towards a radical democratic politics at times, according to Google Scholar. During the — period she served as Progr Developing several sharp divergences from the tenets of canonical Marxist thought, the authors begin by tracing historically varied discursive constitutions of class, political identity, and social self-understanding, and then tie these to the contemporary importance of hegemony as a destabilized analytic which avoids the traps of various procedures Mouffe and Laclau feel constitute a foundational flaw in Marxist thought: The first two chapters deal with conceptual developments in the manner of an intellectual history, albeit with much more of an eye to disputation and intervention than traditional He is often described as an ‘inventor’ of post-Marxist political theory.
He is well known for his collaborations with his long-term partner, Chantal Mouffe. Since he served as Professor of Political Theory at the University of Essex, where he founded and directed for many years the graduate programme in Ideology and Discourse Analysis, as well as the Centre for Theoretical Studies in the Humanities and the Social Sciences.
Under his directorship, the Ideology and Discourse Analysis programme has provided a research framework for the development of a distinct type of discourse analysis that draws on post-structuralist theory especially the work of Saussure, and Derridapost analytic thought Wittgenstein, and Richard Rorty and psychoanalysis primarily the wo Mark Bevir born William Mark Bevir  is a professor of political science and the Director of the Center for British Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, where he currently teaches courses on political theory and philosophy, public policy and organisation, and methodology.
Life Bevir was born in London. His family was broadly humanist and impressed upon Bevir the importance of reading, self-expression and seeking personal growth.
Bevir was educated at the University of Exeter and Oxford University. Work Bevir has published extensively in philosophy, history, and political scienc Greyshirts or Gryshemde is the common short-form name given to the South African Gentile National Socialist Movement, a South African Nazi movement that existed during the s and s.
Initially referring only to a paramilitary group, it soon became shorthand for the movement as a whole. In contrast to some extremist groups the Greyshirts did not split along linguistic lines, but rather sought to work with both the Afrikaans and the English-speaking populations.
The organisation grew in the context of South African resistance to war, at the time of Apartheid. COs at the time included those who openly refused to report to the Military, once conscripted, those who were sometimes referred to as draft dodgers, and in due course those who were doing statutory community service.
Community service under the amendment to the Defence Norvval A amendment to the South African Defence Act provided for substitute service outside the armed forces for COs complying with certain requirements. The norvla was drafted at a time when the State was under increasing pressure to address the situation of COs. One of these pressures was the increased number of COs in prison or military barracks.
For example, in there were COs serving sentences in military detention barracks. The amendment provided for the first time for a form of alte Alan Finlayson is a British political theorist and political scientist.
He is a leading advocate of rhetorical political analysis and of its importance for the study of British politics. A Reader and Guide and Democracy and Pluralism. He also writes articles on British politics from a left-wing perspective for The Guardian and openDemocracy.
He left school in Standard 5 working as shop assistant and aside from organising a union for shop assistants he also studied for his matric. A member of the Essex School of discourse analysis, he is mainly known for his explorations of the importance of psychoanalytic theory Freud and Lacan for contemporary political and cultural analysis.
Education and academic career Stavrakakis was born in Sheffield, UK. He studied political science at Panteion University Athens and discourse analysis at Essex University. Member feedback about Aletta Norval: Political philosophers Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Member feedback about Aletta: Disambiguation pages with given-name-holder lists Revolvy Brain revolvybrain.
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